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The Lives of John Lennon

2 Ratings: 4.0
A book by Albert Goldman

Goldman's exhaustive biography of John Lennon, based on more than 1,000 interviews and years of research, explores the former Beatle's childhood and youth, his days with the one of the world's most famous bands, and his career following their … see full wiki

Author: Albert Goldman
Genre: Biography & Autobiography, Music
Publisher: Chicago Review Pr
Date Published: September 01, 2001
2 reviews about The Lives of John Lennon
review by . July 08, 2004
Pros: Fascinating, insightful, good backup with scores of interviews     Cons: Trashes the myth of John Lennon     The Bottom Line: Compelling, funny, sad, very insightful     This book has generated much controversy over the years it has been published. I bought it when it first came out in 1998 and have read it just about every year.      It is a well written, exhausting and painful account of the rock icon John Lennon. …
review by . January 24, 2001
A reader below states, "Fact: No-one ever sued Albert Goldman. The reason? Every word was the truth." Well, no. The reason was that every subject to which Goldman seriously took his scythe (here Lennon and Epstein and elsewhere Elvis Presley) was dead. It is a principle of defamation law around the world that you can't slander the dead.The same reader also said, "Goldman took rock biography into the realms of serious literature. No other rock writer except Lester Bangs even comes close." Absolute …
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